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 Sunday of the Steward - February 28, 2016

Morning Service at 10:00  -  Divine Liturgy at 10:30 

Lections

 Isaiah 56:1-57:21 (Pgs 732-733)  Ephesians 4:17-5:14 (Pgs 176-177) Luke 16:1-31 (Pgs 72-73) 

Rev. Fr. Arshen Aivazian

Readers: Michelle Babikian and Arnold Koresian

Greeters: Robert Kaprelian

Welcome 

We warmly welcome all who have come to worship the Lord on this Fourth Sunday of Lent.  As designated by the Church the whole period of Lent including Holy Week is intended to be one of self-discipline, a time of reflection, spiritual discipline and self-examination all in prepartion for Easter.  It is a season of inner change and re-dedication of God.  Let us experience our Lenten journey just as Jesus himself went to the wilderness and prepared himself for forty days by fasting and praying.  

Requiem Service

 Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book -  Requiem Service will be offered today for the repose of the souls of Siva and Mary Martin requested by their sons, Robert Mardirossian and his wife, M. Lavin and Jack Mardirossian, Mary's brothers and their wives: Marty and Jean Kaprelian and Robert and Victoria Kaprelian.    

Following church services you are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by the The Mardirossian Family, Marty & Jean Kaprelian, and Robert and Victoria Kaprelian in memory of Siva and Mary Martin.

The flowers have been donated by A.G.B.U. in memory of Siva and Mary Martin.

 We offer our condolences to the Zakarian family on the death of Rose Zakarian.
Funeral services were held here at St. Gregory on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 by Rev. Hovhan. The family has requested in lieu of flower donations be made to St. Gregory Armenian Church. 
May her soul rest in eternal peace.

Prayers for the Sick 

During the singing of Der Voghormia - Page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book, we pray for peace and for the sick. Let us remember and ask God's Blessings for our parishioners, who are ill at home, hospital or nurising home.

 

Arusyak Bagamian

Edith Beta

Pilip Beta

Georgia Calistro

David Chan

Jack Coloian

Armen DerMesropian

Agnes Eghoian

Baby Jack Fleege

Mary Hagopian

Fransuhi Karachorlu

Violet Koresian

Alla Krivens

Greg Kurkjian

Lueddy Kurkjian

Michael Levitzje

Benjamin Manoyan

Baby Tiffany Marie

Sandy Mohr

Julia Morgan

Richard Norsigian

Mark Nahabedian

Joshua Najarian

Jamie Perez

Judy Perez

Alyce Schaffer

Lisa Schaffer

Demetra Svolos

Tutie

Agnes Vartabedia

Ted Woosley

Kindly notify the Church Office with any updates on the above mentioned names. 

Light of St. Gregory

Thank you to The Johns Family for donating the cost of keeping the  "Light of St. gregory" illuminated for the month of February in memory of Marguerite and Wahan Johns.

Parishioners are encouraged to recite the Nicene Creek together on pages 18 - 19 of the Divine Liturgy Book, as well as the Confession on page 48 in preparation for receiving Holy Communion. 

Visiting Clergy

In the absence of a full time pastor, the Parish Council is coordinating through the Diocese weekend visiitng clergy. If you would like to host the visiting clergy for a meal or request a pastoral visit, please contact the Church Office. 

Assistance is also needed for pick up and drop off at O'Hare for out of town clergy 

Announcements

Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist  Village, Room 2211, 4747 N. Canfield Ave. Norridge, IL 60706. Tel: 708-583-8211 

Requiem Service and Prayer List requests should be made to the Church Office by Thursday for inclusion in the bulletin of the subsequent Sunday. Requeiems may take place on any Sunday except on the five Tabernacle Feast Days. 
Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony must be scheduled at least 3 months before proposed date with the Chruch Office. 

February 21, 2016  - Church Attendance -31 


St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church
6700 W. Diversy Ave. 
Chicago Il 60707
Chruch Office: 773-637-1711
www.stgregorychicago.org

Parish Council Chairman - Arden Karian tel: 224-688-6358
Office Secretary - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
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